Sea Bass Tartare
Black Winter Truffle Carpaccio, Fennel Pollen Crostini
Roasted Local Monkfish Loin
Foraged & Exotic Mushrooms Ragout, Fine Herbs, Shallots & Garlic
Meringue, Lemon Curd Mousse, Raspberry, Basil
It's a beautiful spot with fancy, delicious food. They charge accordingly. Treat yourself, though!
The food was amazing. Service could have been a bit better but they may have been on reduced staff due to the Corona Virus outbreak.
Top-notch service and amazing food!
The drinks we ordered were ok, not exceptional.
Expensive, but great for the special occasion.
Ostra is our favorite restaurant in Boston! Always amazing!
Had a great experience at Ostra. The food was fantastic with great service. Enjoyed the atmosphere and choice. It’s a bit pricey but worth it.
Outstanding restaurant. All staff are personable and responsive to diners, from the moment you enter the restaurant to the waitstaff throughout dinner service. Our waiter, Paul, was attentive and willing to answer all questions and make the experience memorable. Ambience is energetic but not overpowering, and we were able to converse without shouting. And then, the food! Fish is cooked perfectly, apps and desserts are exceptional, and drinks and wine are top notch. One of the best restaurants in Boston.
I’m so glad I made reservations at Ostra for our anniversary. My husband has an allergy to onion, and the staff was extremely accommodating. They had actually brought out the wrong dish that was made with onion and when he told the waitress, she checked with the cook, gave my husband a menu to choose another dish while he waited if he wanted, and then the manager came over to apologize. He told us that they did in fact have his dish that was made without onion, and he brought it out just a minute later. They comped my husband’s meal, and we enjoyed a free dessert for our anniversary. The paella is AMAZING, and the chocolate torte was the perfect way to end the meal. Thank you for a very special evening that we won’t forget!
Great Time. Food is always fantastic! Looking forward to our next visit.
Wonderful evening out! The ambiance, food, drinks and service were all amazing. I read a lot of reviews saying they thought it was overrated/overpriced, but I adamantly disagree. The level of service and quality of the food (from the bread/apps to the main courses/desserts) were divine. Exceptional restaurant and looking forward to going back!
Ambience: So aesthetically pleasing. Everything from interior design to the gorgeous plates the food was serviced on. Gorgeous.
Noise level: Next time Im going with another couple, 4 tops are seperate and offer more privacy. The two tops are close together and we had two loud and somewhat drunk talkers next to us which definitely took away from the experience. Not the restaurants fault.
Food: Bring your big pants and wallets, my husband and I had 5 pre-dinner items, entree each with one side to share and one dessert - and he wasnt stuffed. Our favorites: Kumomodo oysters, Hamachi, Grilled Octopus salad. We both ordered monkfish - delicious. Im going back for the scallops next time. Person near me had that and it looked fantastic. My husband wanted the lemon curd dessert, I didnt love the spun sugar "nest" that came on top, it literally hurt to eat it. I would have gone with berries which looked yummy.
Hubby and I have already planned to go back! We loved it!
Timely service - don’t really care for the couch seats - too close together - friendly attentive staff - food excellent -
As usual, Ostra never fails to please the palate. Thank you for a wonderful dining experience.
I went there as a surprise dinner for my gf to celebrate our engagement earlier that day. The staff was extremely helpful, nice and considerate, they even gave us the a nice table as asked for, the food and the ambience were awesome. It is a really nice place to celebrate with class.
Noise level was annoying, but everything else was great
FOOD and service excellent
The food and the service was fantastic! I only wish we had time for dessert, but we were running late to see a show. Definitely will be back!!!!
As always, this place doesn't fail.
Excellent food, service at one of Boston's finest.
Have been there several times now..always fantastc!
Creative menu; everything was delicious. Seafood tasted so fresh. We were a group of four. We ordered several dishes to share. The portions of some of the dishes (first courses) are on the small side for sharing, but we made them work. Excellent service.
Food was delicious...baby beets and calamari apps, salmon and Paella entrees. Noise level was very high which made conversation difficult. Service was attentive.
Great venue, great food and menu, excellent service. thank you!
Good service. Lobster a bit chewy. Steak soft and tasty
The staff here was terrific and they accommodated our timing given that we were headed to the theater. The food we ordered was very good and they split the entree for those who were sharing. Restaurant is on the high end with regard to cost but honestly if we didn’t have to rush we would have enjoyed it more!
This was my third time dining here. Our meals were delicious, the service was excellent. I will be back! Thanks for a great night.
The food and the service were excellent. We had alaskan king crab for 1st course, fish for second. Both of us. One drink, one glass of wine, one soft drink. Nothing else. $300 Definitely not worth it.
Fantastic fare. Fish was out of this world.
Ostra is a special place and we are THRILLED it's right in our neighborhood!! Start at the bar with the piano playing in the distance, then migrate into the dining room for incredible dishes inspired by the sea. A+++
Very expensive. Food very good. I am Celiac, and was able to eat comfortably. The server brought what we think now were GF rolls, but no regular rolls, so my husband ate them, noting they were not very good. Quite loud!
Vastly overpriced place. I think people go there just to show they don't care about money. Ordered the paella; the shellfish was overcooked and rubbery. Big on presentation, low on value.
The octopus was amazing, the steak was incredibly flavorful and the ambiance was perfect!
Incredible food, lovely atmosphere and very professional staff. The best kind of dining experience one looks forward to.
A great experience! They take your coat and make great recommendations as far as wine pairing. A worthwhile splurge!
My husband and I dined here on Valentines day - busy night but our waiter was top notch! The food was amazing, and the drinks were delightful. Would recommend this for any fun celebration. Not too fancy stuffy - a nice ambiance that makes you feel welcomed!
The service was very slow. Other than that everting was good.
Service was impeccable. Food was extraordinary. Conversation level extremely high. Annoying music with bass beat playing unnecessarily.
Ostra has a very nice vibe; the food is excellent and the menu has a lot of variety for seafood-lovers. We had reservations for 5:30 pre-theater. We arrived a little early and had a drink at the bar. They have a really nice cocktail menu and an excellent selection of wines. For dinner we shared some oysters, tried an appetizer and then a couple of our party ordered Paella and I had an appetizer (which was more than enough) with Alaskan King Crab and risotto. Everything was delicious. We would definitely return!! The bartender and the server were both top notch.
An overall excellent experience albeit somewhat expensive. Great for a special occasion.
Ostra was such a wonderful dinner spot. The wait staff were very friendly and personable. I was treated like a queen. The food was amazing. The lobster was nice and the presentation was great. Would definitely recommend.
The staff food and drinks were incredible!
Some of best food and service I have ever experienced in fine dining.
We’re from London UK. The services were absolutely phenomenal. We stayed in Boston Harbour hotel and the concierge also recommended to have a dinner here . The lobster was delicious however the shrimp with horseradish that we had for appetiser tasted like a chlorine(?). Also the one my mum had for her main dish , Paella was very watery . I would say it’s more like a risotto rather than Paella ( still tasted good though !). All in all it was good . Thank you !
Ostra is rated 4.8 stars by 2430 OpenTable diners.
Ostra does offer gift cards which you can purchase here https://swipeit.com/product/38/columbus-hospitality-group.
You can book this restaurant by choosing the date, time and party size.